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$63B Spent, $26B Taxed, $1.6B Borrowed in First 2 Days of ‘Shutdown’…

President Barack Obama (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – In general terms, politicians and the press may be referring to what has been happening in Washington, D.C., over the past few days as a government “shutdown” or a “partial government shutdown,” but the actual accounting sheets of the U.S. Treasury show that massive amounts of taxed and…

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Priests threatened with arrest if they minister to military during shutdown

Alex PappasDaily CallerOct 5, 2013 In a stunning development, some military priests are facing arrest if they celebrate mass or practice their faith on military bases during the federal government shutdown. “With the government shutdown, many [government service] and contract priests who minister to Catholics on military bases worldwide are not permitted to work –…

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PAUL: Obama’s response to shutdown is just ‘shut up’

Sen. Rand PaulWashington TimesOct 5, 2013 It has been said that politics is the art of compromise. Try as they may, Washington leaders hardly ever get absolutely everything they want. Polls show Americans are worried about the implementation of Obamacare — worried about keeping their current health insurance plans, the new law itself, the exchanges,…

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Why the Government Shutdown Is Not Anarchist Utopia

In his complaints against the wing of the Republican Party that engineered the present government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid derided his opponents as “Tea Party anarchists.” It’s hard to decide who should be more annoyed — the Tea Party or the anarchists. In any case, Reid’s remark is revealing of how the long tradition of…

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Watch: Sammy Salmonella Explains the Government Shutdown [Fiore Cartoon]

    Mark Fiore is a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and animator whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Examiner, and dozens of other publications. He is an active member of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists, and has a website featuring his work. Culture | Mother…

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Tourists angered at shutdown of D-Day Cemetery in Normandy

The federal government shutdown has affected 125 overseas cemeteries, including the one in Normandy where so many young men fell. Imagine planning a trip to the D-Day cemetery for months only to find the place shuttered when you get there. Reuters: American tourists visiting a D-Day cemetery in Normandy, northern France, expressed anger upon discovering…

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Boehner on Shutdown: ‘This Isn’t Some Damn Game!’

Standing before a blue screen dotted with #LetsTalk hashtags, Speaker John Boehner blasted President Barack Obama and Democrats on Friday for playing a game of brinksmanship over the government shutdown and the hitting of the looming debt ceiling. “This isn’t some damn game!” Boehner said at a press conference. “The American people don’t want their…

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Government Shutdown Spares Military but Hurts Children and the Poor

Jaisal Noor, TRNN Producer: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. With no end in sight, the government shutdown has entered its third day. President Obama convened with Democratic and Republican congressional leaders at the White House Wednesday in the highest-level effort yet to end the budget impasse, but failed to…

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